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Former world athletics boss‘ son Papa Massata Diack gets 5-year jail term for corruption

Papa Massata Diack, son of former world athletics boss Lamine Diack, was sentenced on Thursday to five years in prison for corruption in the 2011 Russian doping scandal, a case that shook the sports world. In his absence, the Paris appeal court upheld the first instance sentence but halved the […]


Alieu Njie appointed as new Secretary to Cabinet, as Ebrima Ceesay redeployed to Foreign Service

Mr. Alieu Njie, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of the Environment has been appointed as the new Secretary to Cabinet, credible sources at the Personnel Management Office (PMO) confirmed. Mr. Njie replaces Ebrima Ceesay, who has been redeployed as The Gambia’s Ambassador-Designate to Russia. In a similar development, Alhagie Nyangado, […]

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Putin discusses food and fuel supplies in call with Malian leader

MOSCOW, Aug 10 (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed possibly supplying food, fertilisers and fuel to Mali in a phone call with the African country’s interim leader Assimi Goita on Wednesday, according to a Kremlin statement. Goita said on Twitter the two leaders talked about Russia’s support for Mali’s […]